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WATCH – CINE GEAR 2017: Band Pro’s Angenieux Lenses, Industry Events & More

WATCH – CINE GEAR 2017: Band Pro’s Angenieux Lenses, Industry Events & More

Band Pro is one of the world’s premiere distributors of cinema gear around the world. So we always try to make a point to see what they have in new gear, upcoming events and more. We spoke with Band Pro’s Randy Wedick for more on those very topics during our live stream of Cine Gear 2017.

Angénieux EZ-1 Super 35

The Angénieux Type EZ-1 Pack for S35mm/FF/VistaVision cameras is a standard zoom lens with a zoom factor of 3x. Its focal range and aperture are set to 30-90mm F1.9/T2. By exchanging the rear lens group, the lens becomes a 45-135mm F2.8/T3 for FF/VistaVision format covering an image circle up to 46mm diagonal.

Created to fill the wide gap between basic still photography zooms, and the highly acclaimed Optimo, Optimo Style family of lenses used in the motion pictures industry, the Angénieux Type EZ series features two new light weight zooms. Thanks to an innovative lens modular design (Interchangeable Rear Optics IRO technology™), both lenses allow the rear lens group to be exchanged between S35mm (up to 30mm image diagonal), and FF/VistaVision format (up to 46mm image diagonal).

For the first time, ENG-style productions will get the flexibility necessary for run-and-gun shooting, combined with an excellence of image quality at an affordable price. Users can also easily change between PL, Canon EF and Sony E mounts.

Events At Band Pro Burbank

Band Pro hosts a number of events at their Burbank facility, including seminars and product days focusing on a variety of brands. One such event, coming up on Thursday June 8th, is a Panasonic Day where the brand new EVA1 will be on display for all to see. You can find out more info at

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**A very special thank you to our Cine Gear 2017 team: Sponsors VER and Blackmagic Design, Director James Hiatt, Camera Operators Keith Jeffries, Jose Miranda, Michael Moreno and Haley Press, and PA/Social Media Miranda Youngren.**